According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, more than 1.5 billion people around the world have chronic pain. It is the most common cause of long-term disability in the United States affecting about 100 million Americans
Whether you are scheduled for shoulder surgery or any other type of surgery it is important to take a close look at your house; identify the potential hazards and obstacles and take care of them before your surgery to ensure a more conducive environment for your post-surgery needs. Here are a few things Lakeshore Orthopaedics recommends you check before your surgery.
According to the National Kidney Foundation, 1 in 3 Americans is at risk for developing chronic kidney disease. Kidney disease is the 9th leading cause of death in the U.S. and is growing in prevalence.
While heart disease is the leading killer of both men and women in the United States, a healthy heart is often within your control. Certain risk factors for heart disease can’t be changed: age and family history. But you can help limit your hereditary risks and minimize other risk factors for heart disease by making good lifestyle choices. Every action you take to protect your heart will boost your overall health as well! Here’s how to begin.